Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.
Proverbs. Chap. xxvii. Ver. 15.

From the frequent drop, ever falling, even the stone is bored into a hollow.
Banks’ Bion.—Idyl XI. Page 176.

Much rain wears the marble.
Shakespeare.—King Henry VI., Part III. Act III. Scene 2. (Gloster.)